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  • Flame-shifting – Extinguishing Fire Code Violations

    The City of Toronto recently hired over 300 new fire inspectors, pledging to inspect every high-rise building in the city at least once a year.  The Fire Code adopts a broad definition of “owner”, and, as a result, the city may lay Fire Code charges against unit owners, condo corporations, property … Read more »

  • Avoid Shock – Get the New Ontario Electricity Rebate

    Now that the former 8% hydro rebate and rate reduction will be replaced by the new Ontario Electricity Rebate, make sure you report on time to your local distribution company in order to receive the new Ontario Electricity Rebate.   If your condo consumes more than 250,000 kWh/year and over 50 kWh/d … Read more »

  • Delegation of Condo Act forms may bring improvement soon

    At long last, there’s a glimmer of hope that the terrible new Condo Act forms introduced in 2017 may soon be improved. On September 20, 2019, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced a proposal to entrust the fledgling Condominium Authority of Ontario with administering (and revisi … Read more »

  • CAT’s out of the bag: The Tribunal’s first year

    The Condominium Authority Tribunal, Ontario’s first and only online adjudication body, celebrated its first anniversary on November 1, 2018. Envisioned as a one-stop shop of expert mediators and adjudicators helping condo boards and unit owners resolve condo disputes across Ontario, all entirely onl … Read more »

  • The New Standard Form of Lease and Condo-specific Additional Terms

    New Standard Form of Lease Effective April 30, 2018, landlords of private residential rental units, including condominium units, are required to use a new mandatory form of residential tenancy agreement for all new tenancies (the “Form”). You can download a copy of the Form on the government’s websi … Read more »